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Community Libraries

The Guille-Allès Public Library is committed to making all of its services as accessible as possible to the people of Guernsey.

As part of this commitment, the Library has begun an exciting program of establishing Community Libraries across the island.

There are currently Community Libraries at:

  • Western Community Centre
  • The Bridge
  • Rosaire Court
  • La Nouvelle Maraitaine

La Nouvelle Maraitaine Community Library

Open every Tuesday and Wednesday morning, 10am til noon, and every Friday, 10am til 4pm, this new addition to our Community service is at Rue Maraitaine, Vale, opposite the Vale Douzaine Room.

A dedicated library room with ample parking and wi-fi access, it offers a wide selection of fiction, non-fiction, large print, audiobooks, DVDs and jigsaw puzzles.

Users of La Nouvelle Maraitaine Community Library need to be members of the Guille-Allès Library to borrow items - anyone can sign up at the Community Library if they bring proof of address.

New! Weekly rhymetime at the community library on Monday mornings, 11.00-11.30, open to all preschoolers. Call the Children's Library on 743635 for more information.

The Western Community Centre Library

Open every Wednesday from 10 am to noon. The Community Library contains fiction and non-fiction, large print books, audio books and childrens' books.

It's also a coffee morning - a good time to meet friends, drink tea or coffee, eat a few biscuits and chat.

Story & Rhyme Time sessions are held every Wednesday at 11am during term-time. All pre-school children welcome. Free admission: no booking necessary.

Users of the Western Community Centre Library need to be members of the Guille-Allès Library to borrow items - anyone can sign up at the Centre if they bring proof of address.

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The Bridge Community Library

Open every Wednesday and Friday morning from 10.30am to 12.30pm. The Bridge Community Library is based at the Salvation Army Community Centre & Cafe, on Nocq Road. It has plenty of parking and easy access.

The Community Library offers a full range of materials including fiction & non-fiction books in large and standard print, audiobooks, DVDs, music CDs, graphic novels, teenage and junior books.

Users of The Bridge Community Library need to be members of the Guille-Allès Library to borrow items - anyone can sign up at the Centre if they bring proof of address.

Contact the Community Centre on +44 1481 200216 and ask for Sue Le Poidevin.

Rosaire Court Community Library

Open every Monday morning from 10 am to noon. The Rosaire Court Community Library is on Rosaire Avenue, just off Brock Road in St Peter Port.

Users of the Rosaire Court Community Library need to be members of the Guille-Allès Library to borrow items - anyone can sign up at the Community Library if they bring proof of address.

 

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